China's Last Empire

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Author  William T. Rowe
Publisher  Harvard University Press
Publication Date   February 15, 2010
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Pages  358

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In a brisk revisionist history, William Rowe challenges the standard narrative of Qing China as a decadent, inward-looking state that failed to keep pace with the modern West. This original, thought-provoking history of China's last empire is a must-read for understanding the challenges facing China today.

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